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  1. geodan7's Avatar
    I just had this happen today...I just restarted...works fine. I first came across this issue when using photobeamer...but everything seems fine now.
    01-01-2013 01:29 PM
  2. Kooosh's Avatar
    Thanks for the thread. Happened to me tonight for the first time. Had a momentary freak-out, but a restart solved it. Like a lot of you, I believe the Amazon app is the culprit.
    Last edited by Kooosh; 01-02-2013 at 01:39 AM.
    01-02-2013 01:16 AM
  3. fatboy1271's Avatar
    I seem to get it too with the Amazon app...

    Actually happened with AT&T's Code Scanner just now.
    Last edited by fatboy1271; 01-15-2013 at 04:40 PM. Reason: Follow up
    01-15-2013 04:37 PM
  4. Huime's Avatar
    happened to me, was having it turn on in a dark room with the laptop screen lighting up the whole place. Had it facing pure dark while playing with the settings. I have non of the above app turn on, so my guess is the dark screw up the app while I playing with the settings.
    01-15-2013 05:00 PM
  5. George Ponder's Avatar
    It's a software conflict that boogers up the camera initialization. I get it on occasion after running Soviet Kam. Turning the phone on/off clears it.
    01-15-2013 07:56 PM
  6. M Muzzamil Luqman's Avatar
    +1
    I faced the same problem on lumia 920.
    a restart fixed it for now.
    02-14-2013 12:58 PM
  7. barb byrnes's Avatar
    so is there a more permanent fix
    02-21-2013 12:20 PM
  8. cwgrizz's Avatar
    I've only had the Lumia 822 about 10 days or so and it happened to me today. I was trying out Key Ring app and trying to scan barcodes on cards. Got a couple of codes read and then the app acted crazy and the camera had a green screen. Off/On reset things. It then happened every other read or so on a barcode scan with the Key Ring app. I have been able to scan QR's and barcodes using Bing previous to this a few times. Hope a permanent fix is found.
    03-15-2013 07:59 PM
  9. realwarder's Avatar
    Had this for the first time today. A reboot fixed it.

    as there aren't many posts about it it can't be a common problem.
    03-15-2013 09:16 PM
  10. Shambels's Avatar
    I thought I was the only one!! I think some scanner causes this problem. I've had it twice and a simple reset fixed it both times.
    03-15-2013 09:19 PM
  11. cameradork's Avatar
    Amazon's scanner does this to my 920. Bing scanner doesn't.
    03-15-2013 09:21 PM
  12. flemo1974's Avatar
    Happend to me few minutes ago. I never used amazon app. However, some hours ago I have been using one new app that was scanning QR code.
    03-24-2013 02:29 PM
  13. manofice1's Avatar
    just got my lumia a week ago and i installed the amazon app and this started happening all the time.... glad I searched here, I was freaking out a bit.
    04-11-2013 10:50 AM
  14. Connor Preston's Avatar
    i was on skype am my camara turned green , i closed the app and then re-opened samthing . ?????????

    need help anyone ?
    04-13-2013 10:54 AM
  15. njnAbat's Avatar
    I used to get green color screens in my camera as well but only on those days when I used the photosynth app.Fortunately it did come to an end after the last update of photosynth.
    04-13-2013 12:35 PM
  16. cellneuron's Avatar
    It happened to me also when I use camera and Amazon app. I believe amazon app is the trigger.
    04-16-2013 06:32 AM
  17. manofice1's Avatar
    It happened to me also when I use camera and Amazon app. I believe amazon app is the trigger.
    Yeah I deleted the amazon app and it hasn't happened since
    04-16-2013 07:03 AM
  18. EliteMikes's Avatar
    I just had this happen while using photosynth
    04-16-2013 01:47 PM
  19. Gili73's Avatar
    It seems to be related to myShopi.
    I uninstalled the program, rebooted and problem solved.
    It's not an issue with the Phone (mine is a HTC 8S), but with the application.
    05-04-2013 04:54 PM
  20. Martin Cornford's Avatar
    I have this problem with my Lumia 520, and I don't have the Amazon app installed...
    05-11-2013 05:45 PM
  21. Claudia Martins's Avatar
    I had the same problem with my Brazilian Lumia 520. I didn't have the Amazon app installed. The problem seems to have started when I was trying to scan a bar code to install Mayhem. I removed the battery and reinserted it, and the problem seems to be fixed, at least for now. But it would be nice to have an official explanation...
    05-13-2013 05:50 AM
  22. EdSurly's Avatar
    My wife and I just purchased Nokia 928's 6 days ago and yesterday I noticed this green screen problem when trying to take a picture. Glad I found this site, I figured I would have to return the phone, although I'm still considering it as it's ridiculous they haven't found a solution to this. On the other hand, I absolutely love this phone and would just get another 928 which would probably have the same problem at some point in the future. Maybe Windows Phone 8.1 will fix the software issue?

    *I'm assuming it's a software issue and not a hardware issue.
    05-24-2013 03:26 PM
  23. sukimtk's Avatar
    man this heppens to every1 :D
    it heppend to my ativ s :(
    but turn off and turn on phone and its good again :D
    05-29-2013 05:09 AM
  24. sonyarouje's Avatar
    It happened to me last week when I was shooting with ProShot. a restart fixed the issue.
    05-29-2013 07:05 AM
  25. Jrexxx's Avatar
    Get this after using Photosynth (almost every time). Restart fixes the problem.
    05-30-2013 05:29 AM
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